Is an avid animal rights activist and supporter of the Farm Animal Reform Movement and Friends of Animals group.
Has donated tens of thousands of dollars to the Los Angeles Zoo and has been a member of the board of directors since 1974.
Was offered the role of Helen Hunt's mother in the 1997 film As Good As it Gets, but turned down the party because she objected to a scene in which Jack Nicholson's character puts a dog down the trash chute.
In 1995, was inducted into the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Hall of Fame.
Nominated last year for her 18th Primetime Emmy for her role on the TV Land comedy Hot In Cleveland.
Has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame alongside the star for her late husband, Allen Ludden.
Admitted to having plastic surgery before appearing on The Golden Girls.
Is vegetarian, yet has a hot dog named after her at the famous Hollywood eatery Pinks (the Betty White "Naked" dog).
White has won six Emmy Awards and received 18 Emmy nominations during her career spanning over sixty-five years.
Raised in Los Angeles and graduated from Beverly Hills High School in 1939.
Was originally picked to play Blanche on Golden Girls, but it was later decided that Rue McClanahan was better suited to the role.
Is the oldest and remaining surviving member of the cast of The Golden Girls.
In 1955, Betty was nominated as the honorary mayor of Hollywood.
Recipient of the 46th Annual Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award.
Her appearance on Saturday Night Live got the show its highest overnight ratings in 18 months, and at age 88 she became the oldest person to host “SNL.”
Will host the upcoming NBC hidden camera show Off Their Rockers, in which senior citizens pull pranks on the younger generation.